[sldev] GPL issues....

Michael Schlenker schlenk at uni-oldenburg.de
Sun Aug 17 05:01:06 PDT 2008

Jason Giglio schrieb:
> Marine Kelley wrote:
>> Maintaining open-source packages like this viewer is for serious people, not
>> for us peons.
> If you are going to distribute a binary, then you must distribute the
> sources that go with it.  It's that simple, and it's not a negotiable
> point.  

And wrong.

You must provide a way to get the sources, for at most the cost of doing
the copy and the actual distribution, you are NOT required to distribute
them with your binaries. Just read the GPL again. Distributing the
sources together with the binaries is just one way to comply.

See http://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.html 3 a-c


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